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Hosmer Update 9/19/18

Now that the warmest days of summer are behind us the crowds are starting to thin on Hosmer. There is still plenty of paddle traffic, especially on the weekends, so don’t expect to have the lake to yourself, but most weekdays it is possible to work around the paddlers and get some decent fishing in. …

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Crane Prairie Update 9/19/18

It’s definitely Fall on the Cascade lakes and with the cooler weather we’ve seen water temperatures begin to drop pretty dramatically. As a result, fish are moving out of the channels, so covering water to find fish is often the first priority upon putting the boat on the water. Leech patterns and Wooly Buggers on …

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East Lake Update 9/12/18

With the cooler weather the fishing on East has gotten a little more friendly to those of us who prefer to target fish in the shallower areas of the lake or on dries. On some days the best fishing is still in the deeper water with long leaders and deep nymph rigs, but fish which …

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Crane Prairie Update 9/12/18

Crane has continued to fish well, and with the fish concentrated in the channels there is good opportunity to find consistent action and some nice Rainbows. Getting flies near the bottom in the deeper parts of the lake is key to finding fish. As for fly selection, we are seeing the most consistent success on …

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Metolius Update 9/12/18

We love fishing the Metolius this time of year, which can offer some great dry fly fishing on the right days. There are a variety of Mayflies and Caddis around, and pods of fish will key in on them throughout the day. The surface action can be a little sporadic, but when fish are keyed …

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